Suffering and the Politics of Evil

Christians suffer because of bad political decisions of rulers. “When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan” (Prov. 29:2). Jesus predicted a period of great tribulation for the nation of Israel because of bad political decisions. In AD 30, the rulers of the Jews decided that it was … Continue reading Suffering and the Politics of Evil

Follow the Unchanging Cloud

c. 1490 BC NUMBERS 9 15 And on the day that the tabernacle was reared up the cloud covered the tabernacle, namely, the tent of the testimony: and at even there was upon the tabernacle as it were the appearance of fire, until the morning. The first time the word cloud is used in Scripture … Continue reading Follow the Unchanging Cloud

Love, Prayer, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi

From her own testimony, endlessly repeated by herself, Nancy Pelosi is a Christian woman and a devout Catholic. She insists that she has no hatred in her heart for anyone, only love. I am sure the ears of millions of babies are straining to hear that Nancy Pelosi loves them, or would have loved them … Continue reading Love, Prayer, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi

The Christian in Complete Armour

The Christian Warrior LOINS OF TRUTH A BREASTPLATE of RIGHTEOUSNESSS 14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth [doctrine], and having on the breastplate of [which is] righteousness [a holy character]; Paul was familiar with the Roman army in general, and he was familiar with the Roman solider in particular, and what an … Continue reading The Christian in Complete Armour

Suffering as Part of the Angelic Conflict

Christians suffer as part of the angelic conflict. The Bible says, ““For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places” (Eph. 6:12). This is a mystery in many ways, but there is no doubt that Christians … Continue reading Suffering as Part of the Angelic Conflict

Isaiah and the Holy God

When Uzziah died, the LORD gave the prophet Isaiah a transforming vision of Himself. He saw the LORD high and lifted up, and His glory filled the Temple (Isaiah 6:1). It was the great privilege of Isaiah to tell the people of Judah that, while judgment would come to the nation, God would have mercy, … Continue reading Isaiah and the Holy God